COAS directs army to help civil admin fight COVID-19

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Staff Reporter

Rawalpindi

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday directed all commanders to take maximum necessary measures to assist civil administration for safety and well-being of the people in wake of coronavirus, ISPR said in a statement.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations, all medical facilities of the Armed Forces are operationalized and geared up to meet any eventuality to deal with the pandemic.
COVID-19 testing labs have been established at major military hospitals across the country and central testing lab at Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi, said ISPR.
The COVID-19 help desks have also been established at each military hospital for fast track handling.
The statement said that the Armed Forces of Pakistan are fully involved in assisting the government and provincial administrations to tackle the situation since the outbreak and duly vigilant of the developing situation post-COVID-19.
A central testing lab has also been established at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.